Highlighting Novels from Transgender and Nonbinary Authors

Highlighting Novels from Transgender and Nonbinary Authors

When you’re reading a novel, you don’t often think of the experience of the person behind the words. What is their heritage? What experiences have molded their lives, and therefore their work? How much of them is sprinkled into their characters? The particular experience we’ll be highlighting today is that of non-binary and transgender authors. Sometimes, the life of these individuals is chalked up to not having the bathroom that matches their under identity, but the real numbers are much more grim. Data and statistics from the Human Right’s Campaign on the trans experience revealed 29% of trans adults living in …

Top 5 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Picks That Are Out Of This World

Top 5 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Picks That Are Out Of This World

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Each week, Bookstr will be giving a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list.   This week we’re going back to sci-fi and fantasy.     5-The Border Keeper by Kerstin Hall A writer and editor based in Cape Town, South Africa, Kerstin Hall’s debut novel The Boarder Keeper was released this past July 16th and, let me tell you, it’s a trip.   Kerstin Hall | Image Via Strange Horizons   This captivating read takes you on a journey through the mortal realm of Ahri and the mystical realm of Mkalis, …